Women in Biotech Networking Evening - September

  • 17:45 - 20:30, 19 Sep 18
  • Arnold & Porter, London
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Empowering women in STEM leadership

Women from across the sector are invited to enjoy a great evening of networking, drinks and gripping discussion. In this Women in Biotech session our speakers will be discussing how to increase diversity, women in leadership, and how to get more women taking up STEM subjects at an earlier age. We will be hearing from two advocates of women in life sciences, who have themselves made a big impact in empowering women.

Kindly hosted by Arnold and Porter.


17.45 - 18.30 Registration and networking
18.30 - 19.30 Talks and Q&A
19.30 - 20.30 Networking and drinks


Introduction from Arnold and Porter

Jacqueline Mulryne

EU Life Sciences, Counsel

Arnold and Porter

Jackie Mulryne advises clients in the life sciences, medical devices, cosmetics and foods
sectors, and has a broad practice providing regulatory compliance and public policy
advice. She advises on UK and EU law, and has experience with a range of regulatory
issues that arise throughout the product life cycle, including borderline classification,
clinical research, authorisation, advertising and labeling, and pricing and reimbursement.
She has assisted a number of life science and medical device companies in developing
and implementing cross-border regulatory action and compliance programmes.
Ms. Mulryne also advises on contentious disputes in the sector, and she has extensive
experience in public and administrative law litigation before the national and EU Courts.
She advises on actions arising from the decisions of regulatory bodies, such as the
Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), the European Medicines
Agency (EMA), the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) and the
Cancer Drugs Fund (CDF), and represents clients challenging public procurement
tenders under EU and UK rules. Ms. Mulryne also works on product liability matters on
behalf of pharmaceutical and medical device companies, and has assisted on large
multiparty actions, and in defending individual personal injury and product liability claims.

Naomi Weir

Deputy Director

Campaign for Science & Engineering

Naomi is Deputy Director, leading on policy and public affairs, and supporting the Director in external engagement and strategic leadership for CaSE. She has produced influential policy reports and campaigns on R&D investment, Brexit, immigration, diversity, education & skills and science advice in policymaking. Naomi was Acting Director throughout 2015 which included leading CaSE’s Election, Spending Review and EU referendum campaigns and engagement.

Naomi has a background in science, studying Biological Sciences at the University of Edinburgh and specialising in Pharmacology. After university, Naomi worked in financial services before joining the policy team at University Alliance in 2010.

In 2017, Naomi was invited to participate in the US State Department’s International Visitor Leadership Programme. She is also an Innovate UK Women in Innovation Ambassador.

Charlotte Frappell

Digital Communications Associate Director



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